by Christiana Gokyo, Jos
The contractor handling construction works on the Mararaban Jama’a–British-American Junction Road, Jos, (PW Nigeria Ltd), has promised to resume work.
Commissioner Works Plateau State, Hon. Pam Bot-Mang, disclosed this, while speaking to journalists on Wednesday at Dogon Karfe/Fototek Jos.
He said works on the Mararaban Jama’a–British America Junction on the construction site was earlier halted due to the issues of Covid-19 global health pandemic.
He stated that, “But Governor Lalong directed the contractor to resume work, in order to ameliorate the hardship faced by commuters plying the route and also reiterated government’s commitment to the completion of the work.”
Speaking also, PW-Nigeria Ltd’s Director of Operations, Martins O’Boyle, disclosed that the company’s engineers are on ground to ensure completion of the roads, especially from NNPC Mega Station to British-American Junction.
Martins O’Boyle was optimistic, saying, “Hopefully, work is resuming precisely in two weeks’ time, and the wearing course on the Secretariat Junction Flyover will be laid as soon as some technical issues were settled with the ministry.”